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're seeing higher interest rates. this is royalty interest in nat gas 'oil wells in texas, domestic production, went public at 18, now 19 and change. >> another great theme, on shore, oil and gas exploration, keeps us out of the gulf of mexico, gets our people out of the middle east and creates lots of jobs and high quality jobs. it's a real awakening there because of hydraulic drilling, which is getting though those deposits. oil production is up 20% in west texas, i think it's a great story going forward for on shore drilling and exploration. >> tom: i know you're in the a macro economist, but both these picks seem to foretell a stronger economy, don't they? >> well, i think we can do okay. but even a 1.5, 2% economy is fine. the p. e. r. is going to pay out 926789%, that's pretty steady even if you don't get i lot of capital gains, you'll probably beat the s&p 500. >> tom: how about disclosurees, do you or your clients have long positions? >> clients are long positions on both names. >> tom: you can e-mail us questions at nbr.com. bryan perry, editor of >> susie: here's what's co
for these areas in the west of the gulf of mexico off of the coast of m texas. >> the second-largest american oil co., chevron, and transition, they could be fined $10 billion for a spell of of the coast of brazil. -- for a spill off of the coast of brazil. the company has party taken responsibility for leaking two billion barrels of oil into the sea. you have details. >> yes. the euro fell to its lowest level against the dollar in almost a year. analysts are pointing the finger at growing uncertainty about how much effect the summit will really have on the eurozone crisis. angela merkel has told brolin that there are no quick fixes and the process will take years. -- has told berlin that there are no quick fixes and the process will take years. >> the road she is pointing down as long and hard, but it leads to a european union with much more central control in the spending and taxing of the countries that choose to get involved by signing the treaty. >> the past fiscal union and the stability of the union is still a long way of being finalized. but it was initiative and i think irrevocably. >> c
hopefuls have been meeting supporters in iowa the week before the caucuses begin to pick a nominee. texas congressman ron paul was attacked by rivals for his view the united states should not take action against iran to stop the nuclear weapons program. 2011 has been difficult for india's governing congress party. there have been corruption scandals, rising prices, and aging leadership. focus is shifting to the latest member of the nehru gandhi dynasty. many hope he can revive the fortunes of his party. he campaigned in a tour pradesh, india's most politically influential state. >> the came by thousands, packed into rally grounds, all eyes on one young man. raul gondi, there to one of the most powerful political dynasties. the congress government has always fought for your interest -- farmers, laborers, the poorest of the poor, he said. they have been left out of india's rapid rise. this massive public rally is one of several he has addressed. the people have turned out in numbers as he pushes on with his campaign to try to revive his party's fortunes in these critical state elections. th
makers cut their outlook for the rest of the year. both texas instruments and altera shaved their financial guidance, thanks to lower demand. during the regular session, t-x-n fell 2.5% to just below $30 per share. the stock fell another 6% after the close. altera shares were down 2.5% before the news, and dropped another 4.5% in after-hours trading. there was another deal in the world of cloud computing. "big blue", ibm, will buy demand-tec, which sells software services to retailers that analyzes prices. it is a $440 million deal. ibm dropped a little more than 1%. demand-tec shot up 55%, closing a nickel below the purchase price of $13.20 per share. an f.d.a. panel approval for an anemia drug sent shares of affymax soaring, up 36%. volume jumped 20-fold. it goes to a full regulatory review in march. in commodities, oil dropped below $100, falling 2% to $98 and change per barrel. that's its biggest loss in two weeks. metal prices also fell with traders pointing to anxiety over europe. gold and copper fell more than 1.5% each. with the european central bank not buying bonds
a history of diabetes, so he was turned down flat in the individual market. he then turned to texas's high- risk pool, the insurer of last resort. but this required stephens to wait 18 months, and the premiums were still expensive. >> i believe the premiums were $600 a month with a... it was either $5,000 or $10,000 deductible. so i'm going, "whoa. i can't afford this either." >> narrator: then, unemployed and uninsured, paul stephens had a heart attack and was rushed to a cardiovascular center in houston. >> i had four arteries blocked. and i told them i don't want to be, you know, going to open heart surgery because that's going to cost a big pile of money. and here comes this woman in a pair of high heels, dressed to the nines, carrying a clipboard, and she goes, "mr. stephens?" and i go, "yes?" and she said, "you didn't give us any insurance information when you checked in." and i id, "well, i don't have any to give." so she said, "well, you're uninsured?" and i said, "yes, i am." she said, "well, how are you going to pay the bill?" i said, "you know, that's a real good question." >> n
texas instruments and altera as computer chip makers issuing profit warnings this quarter. intel says a drop in hard drive production in thailand will cut revenue this quarter by $1 billion. now intel predicts revenues of $13.7 billion, but as darren gersh reports, many investors are not as bullish as intel. >> reporter: after appearing to dismiss the impact of flooding in thailand on its business, intel today changed its story. and sanford c. bernstein semiconductor analyst stacy rasgon says investors do not like it when that happens so quickly. >> the perception that people had walking out of recent meetings with management-- again, very recently, even within the last couple of weeks- - was different than the outlook they provided today, and so whenever you are providing communication to the street which is at odds with a result you eventually post, that is always a bad thing. people don't like to see that. >> reporter: intel told analysts today the company expects hard drive production from thailand will pick up by the first half of 2012 and with it demand for intel chips should re
of stock listings, after more than 60 years on the big board, texas instruments will soon have a new trading home. the company announced today its moving its stock listing from the n.y.s.e. to the nasdaq beginning in the new year. so, a new exchange, but the same ticker symbol-- t-x-n. still ahead, another day in the hot seat on capitol hill for former m.f. global c.e.o. jon corzine, with more details about missing client money. >> susie: improvement on the jobs front helped stocks move higher. weekly jobless claims fell by 19,000 to their lowest level since may of 2008 with 366,000 workers filing initial claims. that encouraging trend supported stock-- the dow rose 45 points, the nasdaq added just over a point, and the s&p 500 rose nearly four. but despite that positive jobs news, brace yourself for another year of a weak economy and maybe a recession. that's the 2012 forecast from bank of america merrill lynch. here are the highlights: the investment firm expects global economic growth of 3.5%, but here in the u.s., the economy will be weaker, growing less than 2%. and there's a 40
crude oil prices and what it did to the west texas prices as well it kept it sustained at levels much higher than we otherwise would have been. and even this iranian situation has probably added a good 15 to 20 dollars a barrel in geo political premium right now. >> and finally what about the demand picture in the first quarter with europe still in question. >> that lacks to be very much in doubt. not only here we're seeing gas-- gasoline demand down 5% week in and week out and the chinese economy say big question mark. the data we're getting from there is pointing to a slowdown. and whether or not it's going to be significant or not, what remains to be seen. but they are the swing demand center. so the way we talk about saudi arabia's oil being so precious to supply, china's demand is equally as precious on 9 demand side of the equation. >> tom: the outlook north outlook at oil. john kilduff. >> from aisle to ipo this year saw the return of the internet public offering. lots of hype surrounding stocks like linkedin and zynga but investors did not always buy into the hype. joya dass l
night's warnings, semiconductor makers texas instruments and altera were higher. oil prices rebounded some thanks to the european news. crude oil closed up more than 1%, ending just shy of $100 per barrel, but another energy source fell hard. natural gas shed more than 3% even as winter weather begins to bear down on parts of the midwest. but a forecast for a mild winter has sent nat gas prices to a new contract low. supplies are plentiful, and the producers are responding. the number of rigs drilling for natural gas is close to a two- year low. still, analysts do not expect a big drop in u.s.-produced natural gas until the second half of next year. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> susie: bad weather and unfavorable exchange rates are sending toyota's profits in reverse. today the japanese car maker cut its financial forecast in half for the rest of this year. as diane eastabrook reports, the maker of camry and corolla has a game plan to get back on the road to recovery next year. >> reporter: toyota can't seem to get a break these days. it was just getting production back on t
, such as intel and texas instruments, have warned the personal computer maker has been hurt by a storage of hard drives thanks to flooding in thailand. while technology was the biggest losing sector today, utilities, energy and consumer staples were the best-- mostly a defensive stance for investors. earlier in the program, we reported on the big revision to how bad the housing bust was. but, today, homebuilder k.b. home reported a better-than- expected quarter. earnings were down from last year, but easily beat wall street's expectations. k.b. home concentrates on first- time home buyers. future orders were a strong point, but that did not help out shares today. shares fell almost 7%. volume doubled on the move down. used car dealership car-max had a disappointing fall selling season. earnings were less than expected and the stock got hit to the tune of 5.5% lower today. car-max had benefited from strong used car demand, but low consumer confidence hurt sales last quarter. perhaps this could be a positive sign for the job market. uniform supplier cintas had a strong quarter and raised its guida
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